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Sir Richard Branson calls for modern workfoce improvements


Virgin Atlantic Founder Sir Richard Branson and staff
inaugural 787-9 service to Seattle, March 27, 2017.
Photo courtesy: Port of Seattle



– Editor’s Note:
This is wise counsel for Yelm, in businesses and government.


– “Sir Richard Branson Challenges Business Leaders to Put People First”
“Sir Richard Branson has challenged business leaders to improve the critical state of the modern workforce. His call comes at a time when 87% of employees are disengaged and sedentary office culture is being linked to diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

With the annual cost of disengagement at $550 billion in the U.S. alone, Sir Richard Branson will personally lead the shake-up, committing 100 days of his time to the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge.

The global wellbeing program – part of the Virgin Group Portfolio, whose members will also take part – sees companies in 185 countries sign employees up to a journey that transforms their health, wellbeing and engagement levels.

Sir Richard Branson is now urging business leaders, in companies large and small, to show the same commitment to their workforce,” quoting Business Wire.
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– About Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse, the leading provider of technology solutions that promote employee engagement and wellbeing and part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, helps employers create workforces that are happier, healthier and ultimately more productive. The company’s modern, mobile-first platform delivers a personalized user experience that utilizes gamification to engage users in building habits that inspire meaningful and measurable change across individuals and the businesses they serve.

By helping employees thrive at work and in all aspects of life, Virgin Pulse is helping change lives and businesses around the world for good. More than 2,200 global organizations representing many of the Fortune 500 and Best Places to Work, have selected Virgin Pulse’s solutions to engage their workforces and drive their businesses forward. For more information about Virgin Pulse, visit virginpulse.com.
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Posted by Steve on April 25, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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